Majors: Accounting & Business Administration-Finance
Desert Oak Associates thrives in harsh climates and tough terrain. It is a specialized consultancy firm that helps Boards, CEOs and senior leaders execute the work of their strategy through the performance of their senior leaders, key teams and organizations. Their work with teams includes reviewing and improving the performance of senior executive teams, boards and project teams through a number of accelerated leader development programs.
Kate's pre-trip thoughts
Internship: Desert Oak & Associates consulting firm which works with boards, CEOs, and senior leaders.
Why are you participating in the Augustana in Australia program? In order to gain international exposure and awareness. I am also looking forward to the chance to work and learn overseas.
What value do you hope to add back to the internship site? I hope I can offer my own insights back to the place I am working. I hope I can help them out by applying my academic background to assist the teams with their work.
What do you hope to learn on your internship? I hope to learn the industry and how it works. I have little experience thus far so I am excited to learn as much as I possibly can.
Where do you plan to travel during your term "down under"? Cairns and Melbourne. I will be travelling extensively around Sydney.
What do you anticipate to be the highlight of your experience "down under"? The experience in the finance area and the extensive travelling.